It this Sunday night here on the west coast, but in Finland they are just getting ready to start day one of the 2011 ISDE. It looks like it will be a long day with some 200 miles of course and a light rain coming down right now. We will be working to bring you up to the minute results as they happen. Here is a quick review of the riders on the US team and some pics from Finland.
The AMA Team USA Trophy Team
Destry Abbott, Russell Bobbitt, Kurt Caselli, Jimmy Jarrett, Nathan Kanney and Colton Udall.
The AMA Team USA Junior Trophy Team
Ian Blythe from Sedalia, Colo.; Cory Buttrick from Logan, Ohio; and Andrew DeLong from Morgantown, Pa.
The AMA Team USA Women’s Cup Team
Nicole Bradford from Avon, Colo.; Amanda Mastin from Whitehouse, Ohio; and Kerrie Swartz from Moore, Okla.
Club teams this year include
GoFasters.com (Greg Gillian, Max Gerston and Brent Martell);
Tony Agonis (Fred Hoess, Glenn Scherer, Cody Schafer),
Missouri Mudders (J.D. Friebel, Caleb Wohletz, Morgan Moss),
Carter Engineering (Chase Bishop, Bryan Petty, Michael Sanders).
The Senior team of Decker, Fredette and Vainio also will compete with the club teams.
Here are a few pictures from some of the Finnish Team